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English noun: striker

1. striker (person) a forward on a soccer team

Broader (hypernym)athlete, jock

2. striker (person) someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

Broader (hypernym)bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. striker (person) an employee on strike against an employer

Broader (hypernym)nonworker

4. striker (person) someone who hits

SamplesA hard hitter.
A fine striker of the ball.
Blacksmiths are good hitters.


Broader (hypernym)mover

Narrower (hyponym)slapper, spanker, walloper

5. striker (artifact) the part of a mechanical device that strikes something

Broader (hypernym)mechanical device

Narrower (hyponym)clapper, cock, firing pin, hammer, hammer, head, tongue

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